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diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 204 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Browett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Elizabeth Browett. The cover of the diary reads: “Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.

Paul Willits Brown diary

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-044
Overview Paul Willits Brown's diary covers the second half of his sophomore year, the summer between his sophomore and junior year, and the first semester of his junior year at Haverford College. Its contents include information concerning his academics, personal life, extracurricular and athletic activities, and various events on campus.

William W. Cadbury and Catharine J. Cadbury collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1192
Overview The principal creators in the collection are Quakers William Warder Cadbury (1877-1959) and Catharine Jones Cadbury (1884-1970) who spent most of their lives in China. William Warder Cadbury came to China as a medical missionary in 1909.

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of Comfort's family.

William Canby diary and commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-006
Overview William Canby's diary details his two years (1837-1839) as a student at Haverford College including: extracurriculars, academics, weather, and social excursions.

Carman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M. Sisson,...

Harold J. Chance papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1214
Abstract Harold J. Chance (1898-1975) worked for peace education through the American Friends Service Committee, the Peace Caravans, the Youth Section of the Emergency Peace Campaign, the Institute of International Relations, and the Friends Peace Service from 1934-1964. Included in the Harold Chance papers are correspondence, journals, writings, mailings, reports, and materials on the Friends Peace Service. Also included are Harold Haines Brinton's (1884-1973) lectures and course notes on topics such...

Lucy Evans Chew diaries and papers

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Identifier: BMC-M90
Overview Lucy Evans Chew graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. Shortly after her graduation, she married Samuel Chew, an English professor at Bryn Mawr. For the majority of their married life, the Chews remained in the area surrounding Bryn Mawr. The Lucy Evans Chew Collection is primarily comprised of 58 volumes of her diaries from the years from 1920 to 1968. The diaries include descriptions of her daily life, her association with the college, her travels, and her reflections on her life.

George Churchman diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-011
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of ten volumes of George Churchman's original, handwritten diaries. Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions and many of his entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the...

Collins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1237
Overview Though much of the contents of the journals contain commentary that is mundane and seemingly trivial, this set of works offers broad social history and insight into the imagination and perceptions of primarily 20th-century middle-class American women, probably Quaker, as they perceive the world beyond their own spheres of reference. (Written by Emma Lapsansky-Werner)